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Holiday Gift Certificates Available Online

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for someone who has everything, a Flying M Air gift certificate might be the answer. And this year, they’re available for your convenience 24/7 via online purchase.

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Flying M Air offers gift certificates for all of its tours, day trips, multi-day excursions, and event rides. We also offer gift certificates for specific dollar amounts that can be applied to any Flying M Air service.

Learn more about how our gift certificates work.

Shop in our online store now.

Closed for the 2016 Season

Just a quick note to let everyone know that Flying M Air is now closed for the 2016 season.

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Some of our existing clients may know that our helicopter had to go in for overhaul on or before January 2017. We dropped it off early to ensure that we get it back by February for our 2017 frost season contract in central California. We expect to have it back in the Wenatchee area in April, in plenty of time for all of our cherry drying contracts.

Keep watching this space for updates about our return, as well as special offer flights to reposition the helicopter from Phoenix to Sacramento in February and Sacramento to Wenatchee in April. We’re also hoping to announce the return of our Wenatchee-area wine tasting flights, perhaps with a few new winery destinations!

We want to take this opportunity to thank all of our 2016 clients — as well as those who have flown with us since the helicopter was brand new way back in 2005 — for your continued support. We look forward to serving many of you again in the coming years with a like-new helicopter fresh from overhaul!

Wenatchee to Phoenix Flight

Here’s a handful of nosecam images from our October 2016 helicopter flight from Wenatchee WA to Phoenix AZ. As usual, these photos are not cropped or retouched.

It was a great trip with decent weather once we got out of Central Washington. We’d originally planned a route through California, but high winds along our planned route — including gusty headwinds in excess of 25 knots — prompted us to reroute through Oregon, Idaho, and Utah. Due to the nature of the flight — delivering a helicopter for overhaul — we stayed close to populated areas or at least roads. In several cases on the first day, we flew through an area right after a storm had passed through. We hit some rain, but visibility was never an issue. Weather the second day was even better, especially in southern Utah and Arizona, as you might expect. In all, it was a relatively routine ferry flight.

The nosecam captured over 200 aerial images. These are the ones we think are the best. These photos are available for sale as prints; please contact us for details.

And please do keep in mind that the helicopter eventually needs to make its way back to Wenatchee. You can be the front seat passenger for our next flight! Subscribe to our special offers to be notified when long flights like this are available at deep discounts.

Crush Season 2016 Winery Tour — Save $75!

From now through October 25, Flying M Air is pleased to offer a discount of $75 off wine tasting flights to Tsillan Cellars Winery in Chelan or Cave B Estate Winery in Quincy.

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This is your chance to enjoy a scenic flight in the Wenatchee Valley area, as the trees in orchards and beyond turn bright shades of yellow and red. Fly over the blue Columbia River under blue skies, getting a new perspective of familiar sights.

When you land at the winery, go inside the tasting room for a wine tasting or into the restaurant for a meal — or do both! Your pilot will wait up to 2 hours while you enjoy the hospitality of the winery staff.

Afterwards, you’ll head back to Wenatchee Pangborn Airport by a different route with different scenery to complete your trip.

Special Offer: Book and complete your flight before October 25 and take $75 off the normal price.

Learn more about our wine-tasting tours.

This offer expires at 11:59pm on Saturday October 15th, 2016.

Be Spontaneous Special: Cave B Breakfast Trip

Flying M Air will be flying down to Cave B on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 to for a pair of photo flights in the area. Our scenic flight takes us down the Columbia River past the Rock Island Dam, the site of Spanish Castle, Crescent Bar, and the Gorge Amphitheater. Our return flight takes us over Potholes Coulee and Quincy Lakes.

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Why not fly down from Wenatchee with us? We’ll be departing Wenatchee Pangborn Memorial Airport at 8:30 AM sharp. While we’re taking care of our photo flights, you can visit Cave B’s excellent restaurant, Tendril, for a delicious breakfast overlooking the Columbia River near the Gorge Amphitheater. Just be back at the helicopter by 10:30 for the return flight.

Be Spontaneous and Save!

This is a “be spontaneous” offer for this date only. Normally, this flight would cost $545. But with this offer, you can save 50% — that makes it only $272.50. This price covers round trip transportation for up to 3 passengers. Total passenger weight cannot exceed 600 pounds. It does not include the cost of your meal, should you decide to dine at Tendril. (Note that Cave B’s tasting room will be closed during our morning visit.)

What are you waiting for? There’s only one flight available at this price. Book it now.


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This offer expires at 6:00pm on Tuesday August 16th, 2016.

July 2 Tours from Cave B

Coming to Cave B on Saturday? Add a helicopter tour to your day!

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Flying M Air is pleased to be offering 15-minute helicopter tours from Cave B Estate Winery & Resort on Saturday, July 2, 2016 from 11 AM to 5 PM. The tours are priced at $75/person with a 2 person minimum per flight. We can take up to 3 people per flight but weight limits apply; total passenger weight cannot exceed 600 pounds.

Although you can pay for your flight onsite by cash or credit card, you can also reserve a flight by buying tickets online. Availability is limited for this event, so sign up now.

This offer expires at 5:00pm on Saturday July 2nd, 2016.

Be Spontaneous Special: Cave B Day Trip

Looking for something to do this holiday weekend? Why not spend the day at Cave B Estate Winery and Resort?

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Here are some of the things you can do:

  • Have lunch or an early dinner at Tendril restaurant.
  • Enjoy a wine tasting at the tasting room.
  • Get a facial or massage at the spa.
  • Take a hike along the cliffs or down to the waterfalls a short walk away.

Flying M Air will be flying down to Cave B on Saturday, July 2, 2016 to offer 15-minute tours for most of the day. Why not fly down from Wenatchee with us? We’ll be departing Wenatchee Pangborn Memorial Airport at 10:30 AM sharp. While we’re doing rides for Cave B guests, you can enjoy the day on your own. Just be back at the helicopter by 5 for the return flight.

Be Spontaneous and Save!

This is a “be spontaneous” offer for this date only. Normally, this flight would cost $545 and include only 90 minutes on the ground. But with this offer, you can save 50% — that makes it only $272.50. This price covers round trip transportation for up to 3 passengers. Total passenger weight cannot exceed 600 pounds.

What are you waiting for? There’s only one flight available at this price. Book it now.


Be the first to find out about special offers like this. Use the form on the left side of any page on our site to sign up for news and special offers by email.

This offer expires at 6:00pm on Friday July 1st, 2016.

July 4 Dam-to-Dam Tours

Four flights available on July 4.

Flying M Air is pleased to announce that its first 1/2 hour tour special is Monday, July 4. We’ll be offering 4 different time slots for 1/2 hour Dam-to-Dam Tours.

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From Wenatchee Pangborn Memorial Airport in East Wenatchee, we’ll head to the Columbia River and follow it up to the Rocky Reach Dam, then turn around and follow the river back down to the Rock Island Dam. Along the way, you’ll have amazing views of East Wenatchee, Wenatchee, the Wenatchee River confluence, Malaga, both dams, and numerous parks and other points of interest. Get a new perspective of Wenatchee!

Each flight accommodates up to 3 passengers for a 30-minute flight. Weight limits apply: no passenger can weigh more than 275 and total passenger weight cannot exceed 600 pounds. All flights originate at the General Aviation Terminal at Pangborn Memorial Airport in East Wenatchee.

This is a special offer 30-minute tour offered on specific dates. (Normally our tours have a 1-hour minimum.)

If you have questions or want to book a longer flight or Winery Trip, call us at 509-699-8044.

Buy your ticket now in our online store.

This offer expires at 11:55pm on Sunday July 3rd, 2016.

30-Minute Tours from Wenatchee

Flying M Air is pleased to offer 30-minute tours of the Wenatchee area on specific dates and times.

Normally, our flights have a one-hour minimum. But in an effort to make flying with us more affordable for folks who just want a tour of the Wenatchee Valley, we’ve begun setting aside specific weekend and holiday dates and times for shorter flights. You can see what’s available and buy tickets on our Online Store. Just look under the “Specials” heading.

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Specials are often available just a few days before the ticket date, so it’s important to check in occasionally if you want to find a date that works for you. But we’ll also be announcing upcoming dates on this site, so subscribing to our News & Special Offers list is probably a more reliable way to get timely announcements of upcoming special offers like 30 minute flights, as well as ride events and “Be Spontaneous!” deep discount offers for longer flights. You can subscribe by entering your email address in the form on the left side of any page on this site. Then click Subscribe and respond to the confirmation email you receive. You can unsubscribe at any time.

As with all of our flights, we can take up to 3 passengers. All flights originate at Wenatchee Pangborn Memorial Airport in East Wenatchee and tour the Wenatchee Valley, from the Rocky Reach Dam to the Rock Island Dam and partway up the Wenatchee River. There is a 275-pound seat weight limit and the total of all passengers cannot exceed 600 pounds. Pricing for 30-minute flights is $295 plus tax. Flights are by reservation only and are subject to postponement or cancellation (with full refund, if necessary) in the event of bad weather or helicopter mechanical issues. 30-minute flights may not be used for doors-off photo flights or air taxi services.

If you have questions about our 30-minute flights or any of our other services, give us a call at 509-699-8044.

Fathers Day Weekend Special

Flying M Air is pleased to offer a special 30-minute tour for Father’s Day weekend, 2016.

Take Dad on a flight he’ll remember for a long time. From Wenatchee Pangborn Memorial Airport in East Wenatchee, we’ll head to the Columbia River and follow it up to the Rocky Reach Dam, then turn around and follow the river back down to the Rock Island Dam. Along the way, you’ll have amazing views of East Wenatchee, Wenatchee, the Wenatchee River confluence, Malaga, both dams, and numerous parks and other points of interest. Treat Dad to a new perspective of Wenatchee!

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Each flight accommodates up to 3 passengers for a 30-minute flight. Weight limits apply: no passenger can weigh more than 275 and total passenger weight cannot exceed 600 pounds. All flights originate at the General Aviation Terminal at Pangborn Memorial Airport in East Wenatchee.

This is a special offer 30-minute tour just for Father’s Day weekend. (Normally our tours have a 1-hour minimum.)

Availability is limited. To book your flight, visit our online store. If you have questions or want to book a longer flight or Winery Trip, call us at 509-699-8044.

This offer expires at 9:00am on Saturday June 18th, 2016.